Excellence in Education Award
Nominations are Accepted Throughout the Year
To be considered for 2015, submit your nomination by May 15.
The Irrigation Foundation Excellence in Education Award recognizes a person that is actively teaching irrigation, water management and/or water conservation in affiliation with a two- or four-year institution. This person helps supply the irrigation industry with educated professionals that provide efficient irrigation solutions that protect water and the environment. The recipient will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the Irrigation Show & Education Conference held each November.
If you know an academic that's helping improve the recognition and quality of irrigation curriculum, download the electronic nomination application and submit to Foundation Coordinator Janine Sparrowgrove (firstname.lastname@example.org; 703.536.7080). Nominations are retained for a three year period and the recipient will be recognized during the Irrigation Show and Education Conference.
2014 Excellence in Education Award Winner
Michael Dukes - University of Florida
2013 Excellence in Education Award Winner
Cathie Lavis - Kansas State University
2012 Excellence in Education Award Winner
Greg Farrens - Walla Walla Community College